Welcome to Our Job Board

Our work is taking an impressive spike and we’re building a team of smart, savvy, and motivated creators and innovators. We are looking for emerging leaders who are hungry to create the future of education in Africa.


This small, tight-knit team of innovators will work hard to take the SFAN brand where others haven’t been – bringing to fore a lasting impression in the skills development and event production space.


Team members will have access to opportunities for professional development through coaching and personal development sessions, direct access to a global network (the kind that makes things happen!), and much more. Have the skills we need? Bring it!

Skills we’re looking for include:

MarCom Director

About You —
You can whip up a powerful email and a thought-provoking tweet in no time. You come up with captivating insights about almost every topic. You have excellent writing skills, and proper grammar is your thing. You know what Social Media is really capable of.


Learning Objectives —

  • Learn professional communications tactics, as well as marketing and branding best practices
  • Learn more about paid social ads, editorial calendars, and growth hacking


Sample Responsibilities —

  • Draft official messaging and communications (including newsletters)
  • Work with Operations Assistant to set up automated communications where possible
  • Manage social media accounts including Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Manage and implement website updates via Squarespace
  • Create original content and look for new ways to engage the target audience
  • Track and report website, email, and social media performance and analytics
  • Develop marketing collateral, email campaigns, and social media content


It is a huge plus if you:

  • Have experience with Google Analytics.
  • Understand the basics of social media analytics and platform capabilities.
    Have experience with tools such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Final Cut Pro.

This role has been filled.

Research Assistant

About You —
You know how to find information and figure out things fast! You find looking up new information in your free time enjoyable, and you often find yourself in “search-engine-stream-of-consciousness” mode.


Learning Objectives —

  • Become extremely well versed in futurism, technology, business, youth development, and innovation.
  • Learn the connection between these areas of thought leadership and contribute research towards developing and articulating new content.
  • Master key tips and tricks to finding information from all corners of the web.
  • Research and learn the latest in data visualization and presentation.


Sample Responsibilities —

  • Research the latest in global conferences and events, youth development and employment statistics and studies, and innovation best practices
  • Find interesting content on youth employment and entrepreneurship from a variety of sources
  • Work with the Marketing & Communications Executive to catalog and share content
  • Support team with detailed research on upcoming and potential projects
  • Present research in an organized and compelling manner by crafting organized spreadsheets, reports, data visualizations, and infographics

Chief Technology Officer

About You –

As SFAN’s CTO, you will specialize in building the coolest tech tools that power the most popular products in Africa. We are looking for someone that has a strong leadership skills, a passion for developing tech infrastructures, and has experience with APIs, processing, and graphics.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a reliable and adept programmer who is eager to break down large technical problems and solve them with fun.


Your Duties –

Analyze business needs and implementation approaches and deliver high-quality applications

Work collaboratively with team members to complete projects on time

Deliver successfully on all aspects of the product life cycle


Your Skills and Qualifications –

3 – 5 years of professional web/software development experience

Ability to write clean, functional code in Java, C/C++, or Python

Leadership skills and ability to work with a team

No academic qualification necessary

Equity Available

Experience Desgn Director

About You —
Your motto is literally “work hard, play hard” because you throw the best events, and you put in the work to make them the best. Details matter to you, you can make something out of nothing, and you’re extremely organized. You might even have a background in theater or hospitality.


Learning Objectives —

  • Design dazzling events by employing the best practices of experience design
  • Learn to create comprehensive event plans and budgets
  • Establish relationships with local partners, venues, and vendors
  • Learn the basics of managing an event management company


Sample Responsibilities —

  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of live events
  • Maintain and manage vendor and client databases
  • Develop and implement evaluations to measure program successes and opportunities
  • Assist with the execution of event-related social and digital media outreach
  • Manage documentation from team meetings and rehearsals
  • Work closely with the team to ensure we handle all elements of production-related workflow in a professional manner
  • Support event coordination and assist in the development all aspects of event logistics, including event schedules, F&B, transportation, entertainment, etc.

This role has been filled.

How To Apply:

If any of the above describes you, kindly send your portfolio to info (at)

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